Control Concepts Expands Technical Team With Key AV Programming Hire

Veteran Developer Jeff Mackie Joins CCI Technical Staff; Mackie Heads New Offerings with Focus on Custom Software Solutions, Services and Mobile Applications

FAIR LAWN, NJ –– Control Concepts, Inc. (CCI), a leading independent provider of audiovisual control system solutions, today announced a new member of its technical team with the appointment of engineer Jeff Mackie. The new staff member not only broadens the company’s engineering team, but also will enable CCI to expand its offerings to provide innovative solutions, R&D capabilities and better accommodate growing demand for its main audio visual programming services.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Jeff to our team. His engineering experience and technical expertise adds greatly to our technical depth and widens the scope of advanced AV assignments we can take on, said Steve Greenblatt, Control Concepts’ Founder and President. “As a result, later this year we’ll be delivering innovative, new custom software solutions and mobile applications to enhance our capabilities and offerings to consultant, integrator, and enterprise customers as well as support our manufacturer partners.”

Mackie joins CCI as lead developer and Director of Product Development. An AV industry veteran with 30 years of engineering experience, Mackie comes to CCI from AMX, where he was a senior developer and project manager since 1998. At AMX he led a development team that was responsible for creating custom software for integrating audio visual systems into residential and corporate environments and integrating them for global strategic customers. Prior to AMX Mackie was associated with three AV firms in New Jersey, Delaware and Washington, DC as project engineer. He completed course work in aeronautical science at Embry-Riddle University and computer science at Montgomery Community College. A highly experienced programmer, Mackie is fluent in many languages and environments including Java, C++, C#, VisualBasic, VB.NET and many different databases including MySQL, MS Access and MS SQL.

About Control Concepts, Inc.
Control Concepts, Inc. (CCI) is a leading independent provider of audiovisual control system solutions. Its team of experienced professionals creates high quality, intuitive control programming designs for complex AV systems. Control Concepts combines its thorough, proven design and development process with audiovisual science to make AV systems easy to use in boardrooms, classrooms, and entertainment venues. CCI’s solutions help consultants, integrators and end user technology managers reduce the business risks associated with complex projects. The company’s services include control system programming, touchpanel design, consulting and needs analysis, documentation, system staging, testing and commissioning, and technical support. CCI helps clients to create advanced AV systems that offer the benefits of Green AV and energy-saving practices , remote room management, building automation, HD signal distribution, lighting control and more. Control Concepts focuses on several vertical markets, including higher education, financial services, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, entertainment, legal and government. Founded in 1997 and based in Fair Lawn, NJ, CCI is dedicated to serving clients throughout North America.

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